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1909-1911 E91C American Caramel Complete PSA-Graded Set (33)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,920

Presented is a rarely seen set of all thirty-three Series C 1909-1911 E91 American Caramel Company cards, highlighted by six Hall of Famers, including Honus Wagner and Walter Johnson. Issued by American Caramel over a period of three years, the E91 American Caramel Company set is classified as set A, B, and C, with each series consisting of thirty-three cards featuring eleven players from each of three different teams. Each series is easily distinguishable by the reverse which provides a checklist for the specific E91 subset. (The "C" series features Boston, Pittsburgh, and Washington.) The E91 set is sometimes referred to as the "fake design" set because the company used generic illustrations, rather than actual likenesses, of ballplayers. Thus, the exact same drawing (with team change on uniform) was used for two or three different players in the set. PSA Grading Composite: One VG-EX 4: Donohue. Seven VG 3: Browne (MK), Donahue, Groom, Hughes, Milan, Wagner, and Wood. Three GOOD 2: McConnell, Miller, and Unglaub. Twenty-one POOR 1: Barbeau, Chech (MK), Clarke (HOF), Delehanty, Gibson, Hooper (HOF), Johnson (HOF), Karger, Leach, Leever, Lord, McBride, Niles, Phillipi, Speaker (HOF, MC), Stahl, Storke, Street, Wagner (HOF), Willis (HOF), and Wilson. One Authentic: Conroy. The cards in the offered set, though in many cases technically modest in grade, present exceptionally well overall. Bold colors and crisp images throughout. This is a very attractive complete E91C set from one of the most interesting and distinctive of all caramel-card sets, highlighted by six Hall of Famers. Total: 33 cards.

SOLD FOR $1,920

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